Check http://www.doe.mass.edu/edtech/standards/itstand.pdf for IT Standards for Students. An updated version will be available in January 2007.
Check http://www.citi.mass.edu/ after December 11 for RFPs for middle school math and science curriculum with IT skills development and high school program development for students to enter the IT workforce pipeline.
Check http://www.doe.mass.edu/boe/sac/edtech/ for the latest version of the STaR (School Technology and Readiness) chart.
Finally a line item in the Foundation Formula that includes technology by name!!!
Check http://www.mascd.org/docs/Perspectives_May-June_06_final.pdf page 15 ff for an article about BEST